What to cook when there’s nothing in the fridge – Pasta!
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What to cook when there’s nothing in the fridge – Pasta!

I love pasta. Not because I’m Italian, but because it’s my go-to dinner when there’s nothing in the fridge. In our fridge there’s always a chorizo, and in our pantry is always pasta, canned tomatoes, and chickpeas. Barilla sent me a sample parcel to try, but I already had a box of casarecce – a … Continue reading

Family / Italy / Travel / Travel with children

Getting ready for another dream trip! This time with mia famiglia

Hello readers! It’s been a while – oh yes indeed. Sorry about that.  But you know me, my blogs are about my travels and there’s another trip coming up.  In one month’s time today, Zorba (aka Husband Andrew) and I leave for bella Italia.  We are stopping overnight in Dubai staying in a relatively fancy … Continue reading

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Lima and a surprise catch up with mum and dad

Lovely Lima.  This city was heaps nicer than I expected. I thought it was going to be rough and dirty like La Paz in Bolivia, but instead, it was clean, fairly modern, retaining some of the old architecture from yesteryear. A couple of days ago after getting an email from Mum and Dad, I realised … Continue reading

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Our little Sicilian home

Driving from Siracusa to a holiday apartment in Calatabiano near Giardini Naxos was easy with the Tom Tom.  The apartment, which the lovely Maria showed us around before leaving us to it, was a near-new construction and very well appointed – a big master bedroom, good size second bedroom, TV, full size fully equipped kitchen, … Continue reading